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El Museo del Prado

 (16 Ratings)

The world's largest art gallery

The vast collection of European art housed at El Prado Museum includes works by masters Francisco de Goya, Heironymus...

Paseo del Prado · Calle Ruiz de Alarcn, 23, Madrid


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Plaza Mayor

 (7 Ratings)

Madrid's main square

A marvelous place to sit out, try some fine wine, and sample yummy tapas while doing some serious people watching. A...

El Sol · Near Calle Mayor Subway , subways Sol (M1, M2, M3), Madrid, Spain


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Almudena Cathedral

 (7 Ratings)

Tribute to Madrid's patron saint

The Cathedral was a tribute to Madrid's patron saint the Virgin of Almudena concieved in the 16th Century but it wasn't...

Calle Bailn, Madrid


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El Palacio Real

 (7 Ratings)

Magnificent ceremonial palace built in 1755

King Charles III was the first Spanish king to take residence here nearly 300 years ago. Today it is one of Spain's...

Plaza del Oriente, Madrid


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El Parque del Buen Retiro

 (7 Ratings)

A lush retreat from the bustle of Madrid.

This expansive public park used to be the center of life for the Spanish royal court during the height of Spain's...

La Puerta del Alcalá, Madrid


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Real Jardin Botnico de Madrid

 (7 Ratings)

A royal pleasure garden perfect for a weekend stroll.

Founded by King Ferdinand VI in 1775, this royal garden was dedicated to botany and to encourage expeditions for the...

Paseo del Prado · La Plaza de Murillo, 2, Madrid


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El Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

 (7 Ratings)

From Duccio to Edward Hopper all under one roof.

The second largest private art collection in the world calls this museum its home. Here you'll find European medieval...

Paseo del Prado · El Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid


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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

 (5 Ratings)

Madrid's bastion for modern art

The permanent collection at this former hospital-turned-museum includes works by 19th and 20th Century artistic giants...

Atocha · Calle de Santa Isabel, 52, Madrid


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Biblioteca Nacional & Museo Arqueolgico Nacional

 (4 Ratings)

Home to Spains most important collection of drawings, posters and an ever-growing collection of books.

The neoclassical building was opened in 1892, the 400th anniversary of Columbus' arrival in the Americas and is home to...

Salamanca · Calle de Serrano, 13, Madrid


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La Plaza de Toros de las Ventas

 (1 Rating)

The home of Spanish bullfighting.

Las Ventas is arguably the most important bullfighting ring in the world. With 25,000 seats, it's typically packed for...

Salamanca · Calle de Alcal, 237, Madrid


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